Thursday, August 5, 2021
Home News Latest News Evicted Kariobangi Protest As Government Moves To Demolish Market Days After Demolishing...

Evicted Kariobangi Protest As Government Moves To Demolish Market Days After Demolishing Houses (VIDEO)




Residents of Kariobangi woke up to the sound of rumbling bulldozers, government officials and machines ready to demolish Korogocho market which serves as the main employment firm in the area.

Blogger Boniface Mwangi Human rights defender led the public outcry in exposing the governments wicked move.

On his twitter Mwangi posted “The government wants to demolish Korogocho market in Kariobangi area, same area they demolished houses this week. Traders and residents are in the streets protesting. why now in the middle of Coronavirus pandemic?”

On Thursday, May 7, 2020 Amnesty Kenya ordered the government to cease from any further demolition especially during this pandemic period.

“As members of the housing coalition we condemn the unlawful demolition and forced evictions of nearly 7,000 families in Kariobangi, Korogocho Market, Kisumu Ndogo, and Nyayo Village 2020. We call on the Government to desist from any further evictions.” Amnesty Kenya pleaded.

Here is the video ;

On Monday morning, about 5,000 people were left homeless after the government demolished their houses to reclaim the land.

The exercise was supervised by police and was carried out by the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company with bulldozers arriving on the grounds ready to flush out the families, some of whom have called the area home for more than 10 years.

This was despite a court order that was issued barring the exercise.

The demolitions came at a time when the country is battling to curb the spread of the coronavirus as cases in Nairobi continue to increase.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

REVEALED!! Highest Paid YouTubers in Kenya and Their Yearly YouTube Earnings from 2020

  YouTube is the trendy platform for creatives in Kenya to showcase their talents and make money out of it without depending on television stations....

DCI Kinoti Comes Out Guns Blazing After Expose By Purity Mwambia

Director of Criminal Investigation (DCI) George Kinoti has revealed that bosses from Citizen TV would be summoned alongside investigative reporter Purity Mbwambia over the Guns Galore exposé. Speaking during...

2 PASSANGERS AND A DOG SLIDE OUT OF A MOVING PLANE IN A NEW YORK AIRPORT

  Two passengers on a Delta flight bound for Atlanta opened a cabin door and activated the slide to exit the plane while it was taxiing to...

”DONALD TRUMP IS GOING MENTAL” Republican Speech writer says.

Donald Trump has come under fresh attack over his dogged refusal to concede November’s election, with former Republican speech writer Peter Wehner branding him...